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Evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in Swedish travellers

January 14, 2011 - 13:29 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Bronner Ulf, Karlsson Lillemor, Evengard Birgitta
Reference: 
Apmis, Volume 119, Number 2, February 2011 , pp. 88-92(5)

During a 7-year period, first the MalaQuick rapid test and then the NOW Malaria test, were evaluated by well-trained laboratory technicians in a university hospital laboratory of parasitology. A total of 635 blood samples were selected from 4731 blood specimens obtained from travellers at the emergency department, at wards and at out-patient clinics.

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